Three women answered an advert posted on the internet. ‘Wanted journey men or women to take a trip on the National Express. Calm, centred, together people need not apply.’ They each had their reason for applying; to discover things about themselves, as it could be their big break and because no one else was available.
So they set out on a journey aboard a National Express coach heading home to Manchester observing, eating and drinking the miles and the time away. Their aim is to test pop group The Divine Comedy’s theory, ‘Take the National Express when your life’s in a mess, it will make you smile’. With the prospect of a chemical toilet on board can a journey on a National Express really make them smile?
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